• Parkinson's Disease Diet and Nutrition

Diet and Nutrition
Parkinsons Disease Diet and Nutrition
  • There is no particular diet that needs to be followed in cases of Parkinson's Disease.
  • It is better to avoid foods containing excess salt. Also, limit your intake of cholesterol by choosing foods low in fat.
  • Fresh vegetables, fruits and salads provide substantial doses of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants which are good for the brain.
  • A high fiber diet including whole grains, oats, cereals, beans and legumes should be taken to avoid constipation.
  • People with Parkinson's disease have a higher chance of developing Osteoporosis. A diet rich in calcium and Vitamin D, including dairy products, fish, etc. gives one a healthy intake of bone-friendly nutrients as well as proteins.